Citizens Vigilance Calendar, August 8 to 14

Citizens Vigilance Calendar, August 8 to 14

Image: Citizens must watch government with vigilance, for government has grown far beyond our intended purpose for it. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, Texas, August 7 – There are some important events which citizens must watch during the coming week, Saturday, August 8, 2020, through Friday, August 14, 2020. TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 6:30 p.m., […]

Why’d we shut down?! Chinese Coronavirus cases remain low with tiny fatality rate in Montgomery County, while federal stimulus package stalls, as Sturgis bike rally draws huge crowd

Why’d we shut down?! Chinese Coronavirus cases remain low with tiny fatality rate in Montgomery County, while federal stimulus package stalls, as Sturgis bike rally draws huge crowd

Image: Thousands of bikers rode through the streets for the opening day of the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle rally Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Sturgis, S.D. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves) The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Washington, D.C., Sturgis, S.D., August 7 – The total number of active cases of Chinese Coronavirus in Montgomery County is […]

If Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopted “no new tax rate,” rather than raising property taxes, no program reductions required

If Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopted “no new tax rate,” rather than raising property taxes, no program reductions required

Image: The Montgomery County Forensics Center on Hilbig Street in Conroe. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 7 – The two more conservative members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack and County Judge Mark Keough, both voted to set the County government’s tax rate for Fiscal Year 2021 […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough speaks truth about County government tax increase, while local newspapers deceive

Montgomery County Judge Keough speaks truth about County government tax increase, while local newspapers deceive

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 6 – By the conclusion of the Budget Workshop and Special Meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Friday, July 31, 2020, big-spenders Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador were both visibly upset with County Judge Mark Keough, who spoke the plain […]

Letting the cat out of the bag: Montgomery County Budget Director Carter reveals critical statistic (inflation rate) why government salaries, especially CISD, shouldn’t rise

Letting the cat out of the bag: Montgomery County Budget Director Carter reveals critical statistic (inflation rate) why government salaries, especially CISD, shouldn’t rise

Conroe, August 6 – On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Montgomery County Budget Director Amanda Carter let the cat out of the bag! Carter provided the strongest argument of all why no governmental entity in Montgomery County should raise salaries or other compensation of government employees as they consider their budgets for the fiscal year beginning […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court ends budget session in ugliness

Montgomery County Commissioners Court ends budget session in ugliness

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough ultimately voted against a tax rate higher than the “no-new-tax-revenue” tax rate on Friday, July 31, 2020. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 4 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court ended a weeklong budget workshop with an ugly colloquy between Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough on the one […]

Historical letter: “Whether a Commonwealth suffers more by hypocritical Pretenders to Religion, or by the openly Profane?”

Publisher’s Note: On July 23, 1722, Mrs. Silence Dogood submitted her ninth letter to the New-England Courant, a newspaper in Boston under the management and ownership of James Franklin. At the time, Mrs. Dogood was 16 years old, later served as a Founding Father of the United States of America, and was one of the most […]

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Metts, Meador skewer taxpayers with tax, spending increase for FY 2021 Budget, with County Judge Keough complicit in increased spending

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Metts, Meador skewer taxpayers with tax, spending increase for FY 2021 Budget, with County Judge Keough complicit in increased spending

Image: Four of the five members of the Commissioners Court prayed before they voted to increase taxes on the citizens of Montgomery County in the midst of the economic depression they caused in their panicked response to the Chinese Coronavirus. One of the members of the Commissioners Court stared around the room during the prayer. […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court poised to pass “No New Taxes” budget for FY 2021, but with dire warning about coming salary increases next year

Montgomery County Commissioners Court poised to pass “No New Taxes” budget for FY 2021, but with dire warning about coming salary increases next year

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court met for slightly over one hour on Thursday, July 30, 2020, for the Budget Workshop. From left to right on the Commissioners Court are Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts, Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, County Judge Mark Keough, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador. […]

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